Dr Steve Brady, our CEO, has over 30 years of experience with operations, supply chain, and technology.  He has an uncanny ability to see the potential in ideas, and is always encouraging others to pursue their innovations.  He brings that energy, that vision, and that drive to not only the Covation 3D Foundry but to every project we work.  Recognizing his leadership in 3D Printing  thinking, Dr Brady was the lead author for the 3D Printing Knowledge Pack published by eft.com.

Dr. Brady has consulted for a diverse range of industry leaders including Boeing, Lockheed, Macy’s, Walmart, HP, Tyco, Avery-Dennison, JC Penney, the US Air Force and the US Army. His consulting work includes collaborative supply chain management, supply chain technologies/RFID strategies, inventory control/management, and warehouse/transportation network design. Dr. Brady is a business owner and entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience as a Logistics and Supply Chain professional, researcher, and educator. He is a recognized thought-leader in the supply chain and technology space, driving innovation in multiple arenas. Dr. Brady has worked in the past two years with over 100 small and medium retailers and manufacturers. Dr. Brady has also provided consulting services on such topics as supply chain mapping and performance based acquisitions.  He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration—Business Logistics from The Pennsylvania State University. He has served on the faculties of several schools, including Penn State University. He has guest lectured at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has had several publications appearing in the Transportation Journal, Journal of Transportation Management, and The Air Force Journal of Logistics. In addition, he is a Certified Professional Logistician (CPL). He speaks nationally on process and technology innovations in supply chains.